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Evernote moves on to mobile messaging apps after inking a deal with Korea's Kakao Talk

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Evernote has long been trusted to keep important information for individual users, but now the company is making its service more social after striking its first deal with a mobile messaging company. The US startup has inked terms with Korea-based Kakao Talk, a service with more than 90 million registered users,...
Evernote moves on to mobile messaging apps after inking a deal with Korea's Kakao Talk

Blackboard Buys Mobile Messaging Company Saf-T-Net For $33 Million

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Blackboard, a company that designs an education software for school groups, has acquired mobile messaging provider Saf-T-Net for $33 million. Saf-T-Net develops AlertNow, which is a mobile messaging technology aimed to the K-12 marketplace. AlertNow’s technology delivers voice, e-mail and emergency SMS messages at a rate up to 2.5 million...
Blackboard Buys Mobile Messaging Company Saf-T-Net For $33 Million

Korea-only KakaoHome outpaces Facebook Home with 500,000 downloads in its first 9 days

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KakaoHome, the Facebook Home-style Android application from Korea’s top messaging company Kakao, is seeing impressive uptake after passing 500,000 downloads nine days after its launch last week. That’s actually quicker than the 10 days that it took Facebook Home to reach the same number. The milestone — listed on its Google...
Korea-only KakaoHome outpaces Facebook Home with 500,000 downloads in its first 9 days

Voxer's Plan to Merge The Old And New of Mobile Messaging

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Photo via Voxer.com Mobile messaging company Voxer wants to combine the “push-to-talk” cellular features once used by carriers such as Nextel, who served the enterprise market in the late ’90s, with other business-centric smartphone capabilities, according to AllThingsD. The new updates to Voxer will allow consumers and small business owners...
Voxer's Plan to Merge The Old And New of Mobile Messaging

Korea's KakaoHome passes 1 million downloads after doubling user base in 4 days

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KakaoHome, the Facebook Home-style Android application from South Korea’s top messaging company Kakao, has crossed the one-million download mark just four days after it passed 500,000 downloads last week. The figure – listed on its Google Play page – is impressive considering that KakaoHome was launched only 13 days ago...
Korea's KakaoHome passes 1 million downloads after doubling user base in 4 days

Korean messaging company Kakao partners with Yahoo Japan, eying larger Japanese profile

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Kakao, the Korean maker of mobile focused WhatsApp-like VoIP app Kakao Talk, has announced a significant deal with Yahoo Japan which sees the two firms club together to promote and market the service, which it says has 65 million global users, in Japan. Rival Line, which recently passed 60 million users...
Korean messaging company Kakao partners with Yahoo Japan, eying larger Japanese profile

Scam alert: Watch out for WhatsApp requests on Facebook

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Heads up folks, for I was just sent a WhatsApp request from a Facebook friend that promptly forwarded me to some shady URL (see second screenshot below because I prefer not to share it here) and this totally legit-looking page: That page leads to the app in the screenshot below,...
Scam alert: Watch out for WhatsApp requests on Facebook

Mobile Messenger eBuddy Appoints New COO As It Aims To Cash In On Growth

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In a bid to capitalise on what it says is a period of “accelerated growth”, eBuddy, the Dutch web and mobile messaging company, has appointed Sytse Zuidema as its new Chief Operations Officer, where he’ll be charged with leading the management team and overseeing day-to-day operations, such as sales, marketing,...
Mobile Messenger eBuddy Appoints New COO As It Aims To Cash In On Growth
By Paying Employees To Live Near The Office, Imo Cuts Commutes, Ups Happiness

Kik at 50M users: Who needs Facebook Home when you can build an in-app platform?

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale The popular mobile messaging company Kik isn’t sweating Facebook Home. Kik announced today that it has reached a new milestone of 50 million registered users, up from 30 million in November, with more than 2oo,0oo new users joining...
Kik at 50M users: Who needs Facebook Home when you can build an in-app platform?

Evernote moves on to mobile messaging apps after inking a deal with Korea's Kakao Talk

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Evernote has long been trusted to keep important information for individual users, but now the company is making its service more social after striking its first deal with a mobile messaging company. The US startup has inked terms with Korea-based Kakao, which runs Kakao Talk, a service with more than...
Evernote moves on to mobile messaging apps after inking a deal with Korea's Kakao Talk
mBlox: app developers, here's how to revive old apps (and 30K free messages to help)

New Messaging Platform Mumbo Launches with $4 Million from Redpoint

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Ross Dargahi is horrible at making predictions about other people’s companies. He once bet me dinner anywhere in the world that Facebook wouldn’t be worth more than $30 million. Out of kindness, I haven’t collected. So I was a little horrified when he sent me this: Uh-oh. We’re doomed. More...
New Messaging Platform Mumbo Launches with $4 Million from Redpoint

Viber hits 100 million users, partners with Nokia on WP7

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The messaging company says that Nokia's Windows Phone 7 devices will now be able to place free HD-quality phone calls and hold group-messaging sessions. [Read more]...
Viber hits 100 million users, partners with Nokia on WP7

Bootup: Cisco says Microsoft/Skype deal was unfair, China plans Taiwan firewall, and Samsung trumps Nokia in Finland

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Also, how Pinterest will make money, will Microsoft ditch Bing and Xbox, and have the tech giants peaked?A quick burst of nine links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamCisco: Microsoft's deal with Skype Is monopolistic >> CNBCCisco Systems, the world's leading network equipment maker, asked...
Bootup: Cisco says Microsoft/Skype deal was unfair, China plans Taiwan firewall, and Samsung trumps Nokia in Finland

Twitter slowly unfolding its search ambitions

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It is been fairly obvious for a few years that the search-driven, URL-centric web would converge with the web of social objects. It is something that is driving Google’s paranoia. It is also something Facebook dreams about. However, the company most likely to capture the opportunity is Twitter, the San...
Twitter slowly unfolding its search ambitions

No, Facebook's Not Buying WhatsApp (But Keep an Eye on It)

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WhatsApp hit the tech news circuit today because of a somewhat speculative article in TechCrunch asserting that Facebook has been sniffing around the mobile messaging company. But the Facebook acquisition talks aren’t happening, said multiple sources. WhatsApp gave us the following statement: “The TechCrunch article is a rumor and not factually...
No, Facebook's Not Buying WhatsApp (But Keep an Eye on It)
Kevin Systrom: "I knew from day one, Instagram would be big."

Blackboard Buys Mobile Messaging Company Saf-T-Net For $33 Million

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Blackboard, a company that designs an education software for school groups, has acquired mobile messaging provider Saf-T-Net for $33 million. Saf-T-Net develops AlertNow, which is a mobile messaging technology aimed to the K-12 marketplace. AlertNow’s technology delivers voice, e-mail and emergency SMS messages at a rate up to 2.5...
Blackboard Buys Mobile Messaging Company Saf-T-Net For $33 Million
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